[Python-Dev] Issue #11051: system calls per import

Georg Brandl georg at python.org
Sun Jan 30 17:50:32 CET 2011


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Am 30.01.2011 17:35, schrieb Victor Stinner:
> Le dimanche 30 janvier 2011 à 22:52 +1000, Nick Coghlan a écrit :
>> On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Georg Brandl <georg at python.org> wrote:
>>>> And why it does test with and without "module".
>>>
>>> Because it always did (there's a thing called backwards compatibility.)
>>>
>>> This is of course probably the obvious one to start a deprecation process.
>>
>> But why do we check the long suffix for the *new* extension module
>> naming variants from PEP 3149 and PEP 384? Those are completely new,
>> so there's no backwards compatibility argument there.
> 
> My implicit question was: can we limit the number of tested suffixes? I
> see two candidates: remove 'module.cpython-32m.so' ('.cpython-32m.so'
> should be enough) and 'module.abi3.so' ('.abi3.so' should be enough).
> 
> And the real question is: should we change that before 3.2 final?

We most definitely shouldn't.

Georg
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